Berkeley Research Group

  • Consultant - Healthcare Performance Improvement Practice – Care Coordination

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/21/2018 2:00 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2004
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Consulting Staff
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group (BRG) works with standalone community hospitals, multihospital health systems, and major academic medical centers to achieve greater results through transformational performance improvement. Our consultants have years of experience assisting hospitals with reducing labor and non-labor costs and improving revenue cycle operations. Our expert data analysts, physicians, professionals and other clinicians aggregate complex clinical, cost, and quality data to better inform decision making and engage physicians in driving cost and quality improvements through clinical redesign.

     

    The Consultant position is a mid-level consulting staff position.  This position requires a highly motivated problem solver with solid analytical ability, strong organizational skills, and a desire to advance within the organization. The work of a Consultant will involve both execution and oversight of engagement work streams that may be either qualitative or quantitative in nature, and responsibilities include: management of junior staff, design of statistical and financial analysis, modeling of financial data and markets, quality control, development and presentation of client deliverables, management of existing client relationships, industry research, and expansion of business.

     

    Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan and manage of all aspects of small to medium sized client engagements and discrete segments of larger projects.
    • Delegate assignments to staff, instruct and monitor progress, and review work product for completeness and accuracy.
    • Develop analyses and financial models using transactional data and/or financial data.  
    • Generate client deliverables and make valuable contributions to expert reports.
    • Manage client relationships and communicate results and work product as appropriate.
    • Demonstrate creativity and efficient use of relevant software tools, analytical methods and computer models to develop solutions.
    • Prioritize assignments and responsibilities in order to meet goals and deadlines.
    • Participate in group practice meetings, contribute to business development initiatives and office functions such as staff training and recruiting.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other health related field required.
    • Master’s degree in Nursing or Social Work preferred
    • Licensed as Clinical or Medical Social Worker Required; Case Management Certification preferred – CMSA or ACMA
    • Five or more years of progressive Perioperative Services managerial experience in a Health System
    • Prior consulting experience in a professional services firm
    • Knowledge of care management models, care coordination, transition of care concepts, and outcomes-driven care planning
    • Basic understanding of system and process evaluation of health system, hospital, and group practice settings that aligns case management practice and process within the framework of patient-centered care
    • Time management skills to be able to handle more than one engagement at a time.
    • Facilitations skills – ability to facilitate workgroup or design sessions, planning and implementing new processes with physicians, nurses and other non-clinicians
    • Resource management skills (related to BRG/client resources)

    Areas of knowledge and expertise to include:

    • Clinical skills: Thorough and holistic understanding of patient and disease process management through the continuum of care
    • Moderate to advanced understanding of real-time progression-of-care management, care coordination
    • Basic knowledge of resource management (reduction of practice variations and costs per case)
    • Clinical insight and understanding of at least one major software support system available for case management and care coordination  services (i.e. Allscripts, Morrissey)
    • Moderate to advanced understanding of access to care, accurate level of care and continuous monitoring against nationally recognized acute care criteria such as Milliman®

    Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship. 

     

    BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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